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No. 1448.

EXTRACT FROM JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF HIS MAJESTY'S BRIG “ CLINKER,” 1st NOVEMBER, 1820, TO 5th MAY, 1822. [WM. MARTIN, COMMANDER.]


P.R.O. ADMIRALTY.
CAPTAINS' LOGS, VOL. 3129.

H K F Course. Winds. Sig. Remarks, &c., Friday, 13th July, 1821.
1 . . At Anchor in Sandy Cove. S.E. A.M. light Breezes and fine wr. Washed clothes. 8 Moderate and fine made signal for Pilot with a gun. 9.30 out boats received a pilot for the River (or Inlet). 10 weighed and made sail up the River Ivucktoke. 11 in 1st and 2nd reefs of topsails. 11.30 lowered the topsails. Noon fresh Brs and fine. Boats in tow.
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3 . .
4 . . Entrance of River Ivucktoke.
5 . .
6 . .
7 . .
8 . .
9 . .
10 . .
11 6 4 S.E.ly
12 6 6 NW.B.N.

Course. Distance. Lat. in. Long. in. Bearing and Distance.
.. .. .. Land Intervening. Running up Ivucktoke Inlet,
1 6 . NW½W S.E. P.M. Moderate breezes and fine wr. 4 Fresh Brs and fine. 4.15 Shortened sail and came to in 5 fms in Rigoulette Harbour. Fish flake NBW ½ W ½ mile. 5 Strong breezes with a strong tide. Veered to a whole cable. Fell overboard Bsn Mr. Connell. Sent the boats and picked him up. 8 Moderate breezes and fine wr. Midnight moderate and fine wr.
2 5 4
3 6 4
4 4 4 NWBW½W
2 4 W½S Vble
5 2 . WBS
6 . .
3 SW Rate of Tide. N.E.
7 3
8 . . At Anchor at Rigoulette.
9 . . 10.30 tide turned to S.E. 4fms. water, rocky bottom.
10 . .
11 . . Ivucktoke Inlet.
12 . .


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H K F Courses. Winds. Sig. Remarks, &c., Friday, 14th July, 1821.
1 . . N.E. A.M. Light brs. and fine wr. 4 D°. Wr. Washed clothes. 7.30 Sent boat for wood. 8 D°. Wr. discharged the English pilot and received an Esquimaux in stead. Sent 3 men on board a shallop to keep company with us. 10.15 weighed and made sail. 11.15 in 1st reef. Squally. 11.40 made sail. Noon moderate and cloudy running between a low island called Esquimaux and the main. shallop in Co[mpany].
2 . . At Anchor
3 . .
4 . .
5 . .
6 . . At Rigoulette River Ivucktoke
7 . . S.E.
8 . .
9 . .
10 . .
3 . WSW
11 3 . West
3 . W½S
12 3 6 WSW Easterly

Course. Distance. Lat. in. Long. in. Bearing and Distance.
.. 2 4 Moderate Breezes and Fine. 2 up Fore Sail Rounded in. 3 boer up and made sail. 4 D°. Wr. 6 Mustered at Quarters A shallop in Company. 8 Moderate and Rainy sounded the bottom 20 Faths. line off the north Shore 1 ¼ miles. Shallop in Compy. 8.30 shortened Sail and came to in 6 faths. Muddy bottom Midnight light breezes with heavy rain.
1 3 4 W½S
2 6 W½N
3 Up SbW off P.M.
4 3 NWbW
.. 4 .
5 2 2 NWbW¼W
.. 2 .
.. 2 2
6 6
7 6 2
.. 2 . WbN½W
8 2
.. 2 . WbN
9 WbN½N
10 WbN¼N
11 WNW
12 At Anchor in River Ivucktoke

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H K F Courses. Winds. Sig. Remarks on Sunday, 14th July, 1821.
1 . . At anchor in River Ivucktoke Light Breezes and rainy. 4 D°. Wr. 5 got shallop along side and got stream anchor and cable into her. 6.30 weighed and made sail up the River. Shallop in compy. 7.40 Rounded to, sent weeks provisions to shallop for their men. 8 Filled lost anchorage N.E.b.E due Thoik East 7 or 8 miles noon moderate breezes and fine sounded in 12 faths. Hard Running up the River very rainy weather.
2 . .
3 . .
4 . .
5 . .
6 . . WbN East

2
7 3 .
8 4 4
9 3 4
10 3 .
11 2
. NbW
1
12 3 6

Course. Distance. Lat. in. Long. in. Bearing and Distance.
1 . . A Ground in Kin A Mish. Light Breezes and Cloudy at 12.15. Found the Bring aground shortened sail. Sound. under the Bow 1 ½ Faths. main chain 2½ abaft 3 Faths. Muddy Bottom, at 1 Laid the Sheet anchor out astern and Brought the cable to the Capstain and have her off into 6 Faths. 7 came to with Best Bower off Kin a Mish [Kenemich river]. Furled Sails. 7.30 Commander went away in shallop sounding. Sunset Light and Cloudy, midnight Do. weather.
2 . .
3 . .
4 . . East
5 . . Single anchor off S.E. Kin a Mish.
6 . .
7 . .
8 . .
9 . .
10 . .
11 . .
12 . .

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H K F Courses. Winds. Sig. Remarks on Sunday, 14th July, 1821.
1 . . Single Anchor in Kin a Mish River Ivuctoke Calm Light airs and Rainy. 4 D° Wr. 8 Calm and Fine wr. Commander came on Board. 9 Boat came along side from the Fishing Establishment and 8 canoes with 26 mountaineers at 11.30 D°. Left the Brig detained 3 For pilots and 1 Canadian at 12 quite calm weighed the anchor.
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3 . .
4 . .
5 . .
6 . .
7 . .
8 . .
9 . .
10 . .
11 . .
12 . .

Course. Distance. Lat. in. Long. in. Bearings and Distance.
53° 27' N.
1 . . Hove to WbW At single anchor off Kin a Mish. At 12.15 made sail to River Head at 12.30. Found the Brig take ground, out kedge and Hover her off made Sail. 4 Do. Wr. English point Wb.S 3 miles at 5 ship again took the Ground Laid out kedge and Let go the B Bower at 6.30 hauled her off in to 3½ Faths. Found it impossible from the shoalness of the River to go any higher in the Brig. 8 Comm. &c. and 4 men left the Ship in Shallop For the purpose of exploring the River Took with him 1 weeks provisions 2 canoes 3 mountaineer Indians 1 Canadian as Pilot 8.30 parted compy. with shallop. 12 Cloudy wr
2 . .
3 1 4
1 4
4 1 4 NWbW°W East
5 1 . SWb.W
6 . . at anchor off English point River Ivuctoke
7 . .
8 . .
9 . .
10 . .
11 . .
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Date. Winds. Sig. Remarks at Anchor off English Point, Tuesday, 17th July, 1821.
July 1821 Tuesday 17th Easterly N.E. A.M. Moderate breezes and raining at 4 D°. Wr. Noon Fresh Breezes and Rainy. People mending cloaths. P.M. Fresh Breezes thick and cloudy weather Sunset Do. Veered to half a Cable. Down Top Gallnt yards. Midnight Moderate and Rainy.
Wednesday 18th Easterly A.M. moderate and Cloudy Wr. 8 D°. Wr. 9 Loosed Sailes to Dry observed Shallop turning Down the River. Mr. Barnard (Master) went away to Survey the River Sent Jolly Boat and a party to cut fire wood. 11 Do. Returned Sent 10 Days provision to Shallop. 11.30 Do. parted compy For River. P.M. Cloudy Wr. 1.30 Sent a Boat and officers away to Sound. 6 D° Returned Sunset Moderate and Cloudy up Jolly Boat Midnight Rainy Weather.

[1927lab]


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